Author Archive | Andy Meszaros


The Hungarian Ambassador will be our speaker on March 13th!

We are honored to present as our speaker for our next program, His Excellency Ambassador Szabolcs Takács, Hungary’s New Ambassador to the United States, at 2 o’clock, Saturday, March 13th. The title of his presentation is, An Overview of Hungarian American Relations This year, 2021, marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations […]

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2020 Annual Meeting

2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

ANNUAL  MEETING -2020 (The Website details the activities of the Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society (CHHS) on a continuing basis. The report presented below is made here in accordance with the Bylaws of the CHHS to inform the membership of the results of the Annual Meeting of October 16, 2020. Report by Dr. Magdalene Meszaros, Nominations […]

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February's program: Celebrating Franz Lehár

February’s program: Celebrating Franz Lehár

Please join us on Saturday, February 13th, at 2 o’clock, for the first program in our Spring 2021 Lecture Series, “Celebrating Franz Lehár” Presented by Mrs. Andrea Lázár, hostess of WCPN Kapossy Hungarian Radio Hour Franz Lehár is widely considered the leading operetta composer of the 20th century.  His operettas included lush melodies, drama, light-hearted […]

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A grant that helped us pay some overhead!

We were honored to receive a grant in 2020 from the Bethen Gábor Alap, (Bethlen Gábor Fund).  This grant covered 8% of our annual rental costs and came at an opportune time during the current Covid pandemic.  As we know, successfully applying for grants that cover operation expenses such as rent and utilities is a […]

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Visit the Museum by Appointment and other news.

We invite you to visit the Museum be making an appointment. You can call the Museum’s telephone number, 216-523-3900 and leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. Or you can write a message to our email address,, and we will reply and arrange for your visit. Another way […]

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Hungarian Winter Traditions

Did you know that on December 6th, Hungarian children are visited by St. Nicholas, “Mikulás Bácsi”, who leaves treats for children in their shoes or boots? One had to be obedient and helpful throughout the year. December 13th is St. Lucy’s day. In Hungarian folk life, this day, called “Luca Napja”, has many unique customs […]

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